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Old 04-07-2012, 05:17 AM   #11
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Haha mine looks the same. Been broke for a year or two. I just tuck it up in the wire harness until I need it.
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:57 AM   #12
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i went to ford an ordered a new one it was like 78 bucks. i jus got it fixed 2 days ago
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:29 PM   #13
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I have the same problem. The plastic around the cable is broken and the handle hangs down by my clutch foot. Every time I pull the handle I have to push the broken part back in or the hood won't latch closed. Has anyone fixed this problem?
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:25 PM   #14
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Mine has been broken for over 2 years, it tucks in perfect behind the driver side kick panel plastic if you turn it the right way. It has never gotten in the way of my clutch pedal and it is easy to untuck it to pop the hood. It's the better alternative to buying a new cable when the old one is still functional.
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:04 PM   #15
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I just replaced mine last month. The plastic finally cracked beyond repair. It took about an hour or so by myself. Probably a half hour if I had some help. The only part I didn't get right was getting the rubber grommet back in place at the firewall. I just sealed it tight with some duct tape.
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Broken Latch

This just happened to my car. They are willing to fix it but I can't get there as it's out of town and my daughter is going into labor any time. Best part, a noise started today when turning the steering wheel. How do you get the hood open with the cable broke?
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This might help:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...t=Hood+release

Just had to search a bit further.
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